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Netflix to launch its first after-show with debut of ‘Beyond Stranger Things’

Netflix’s is preparing to capitalize on the success of its hit original series Stranger Things with the launch of a new ‘after-show,’ starting on October 27 – the day the new s

Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make money

Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch today announced a number of new features for streamers aimed at helping their grow their online communities and generate revenue from their online channel

Nielsen will now measure TV audiences on Netflix

Nielsen is hoping to make the viewership numbers for the shows airing on streaming services a little less of a mystery. The company is today announcing a new service, Nielsen Subscription Video On Dem

Spotify launches an app for artists with real-time streaming data, audience demographics

In the music streaming era, artists want to know how their music is being discovered, who's listening, where, how many have streamed their release and what else their fans are into, among other things

Music rights collection startup Kobalt adds another $14M at $789M valuation, Bill Maris joins board

When he was still at Google Ventures, Bill Maris led a round of funding into music royalty collecting startup Kobalt, to make one of the VC arms bigger bets in the world of digital music. Now that he&

Here’s the list of NBA games that will be streamed in VR this season

Last year the NBA launched a program where they streamed one regular-season game in virtual reality each week, all season long. Today they announced that they're doing it again, starting with a free p

Roku’s new channel with free movies and TV goes live for all

Top streaming media device maker Roku announced in September it was launching its own channel featuring free movies and TV shows, including those it licensed itself and those aggregated from other cha

Watch the trailer for Hulu’s original sci-fi comedy ‘Future Man’

Hulu has a new original comedy series executive produced and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and it’s arriving on the streaming service on November 14. The trailer premiered at NYC Com

‘Deadly Manners’ is a new podcast starring LeVar Burton, Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky and RuPaul

Podcasts are a growing area of interest even for media companies that typically work in TV and other formats, and AMC/Sundance is extending its bet on making something of streaming audio. The show is

Here’s how to watch Thursday Night Football on Amazon tonight

When Amazon beat out Twitter and Facebook to stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football this season, people were pretty surprised. The one year deal, which requires viewers be Amazon Prime member,

Spotify’s newest personalized playlist, Your Time Capsule, is a blast from your past

One of Spotify’s better features – and a competitive advantage for its app in the streaming music market – are its personalized playlists. These compilations have long since expanded

Cloudflare moves into video with the launch of Cloudflare Stream

Cloudflare has made a name for itself as a content delivery platform and security company, offering services to help keep websites up and running (sometimes running into a little controversy in the

The NFL partners with Facebook to distribute game highlights and recaps on the social network

Facebook and the NFL this morning announced a new multi-year programming deal that will see the sports organization distributing official NFL video, including game recaps and official highlights, to t

Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

Reelgood, a service aimed at helping cord cutters find new shows and movies to watch from across streaming services, is now available on mobile devices. The company this week launched on iOS – i

Hulu’s new look and Live TV service arrive on Roku

Good news, Hulu subscribers with a Roku. (Or bad news, maybe, if you’re not a fan of Hulu’s big makeover.) The streaming service announced today its new Live TV service is now available on

YouTube’s Twitch-like ‘Sponsorships’ open to all YouTube Gaming creators, expand to YouTube’s main app

YouTube today is taking on Twitch with the launch of a new program that will allow gamers to make money from their channels through the use of sponsorships. Like Twitch’s subscriptions, which of

YouTube’s app is dominating mobile video by monthly users, time spent

Americans spent nearly a billion hours watching YouTube videos on Android this past July, according to new data released today by App Annie. That’s the largest amount of time spent in any one st

Plex’s Live TV service comes to the web and Fire TV

Plex’s Live TV service, a service offering cord cutters a way to watch and record live television via an antenna, is now available to use via the web as well as on Amazon Fire TV. From the desk

YouTube now lets you stream your iPhone’s screen, makes it easier to moderate chat

YouTube today is rolling out several features to make itself more appealing to live streamers, including video game streamers, as the battle with rivals like Amazon’s Twitch and Microsoft’

Twitch’s new extensions let streamers customize their channel, make money from Amazon sales

Twitch today is introducing a suite of tools called Twitch Extensions that will allow its streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive features, including polls, leaderboards, tickers,
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